Assignment: Write a reflective paper about the film you viewed to include (but not limited to) responses to the following guiding questions:
1. YOU: name, class, and date
2. BOOK/FILM. If you chose
a. BOOK: title, author, publication date
b. FILM: title, release date
3. SUMMARY – 20 Points
a. How did you find this book/film? Why did this book/film pique your interest?
b. Briefly summarize the book/film’s featured topic and/or person, and points made.
c. Describe the main character with a disability: age, where/how they grew up, disability, family members,
4. PERCEPTIONS – 10 Points
a. What emotions are elicited in the based on the book/film’s portrayal of the person(s) with the disability?
Did the book or film present a biased point of view?
i. BOOK: Recall characters’ words, actions, author’s words, setting, etc.
ii. FILM: Recall artistic qualities, such as lighting, music, costumes, etc.
5. IMPACT ON INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND YOU – 10 Points
a. How does the character’s disability affect family members, friends, co-workers, partners,etc.?
b. Include modifications/accommodations needed in the character’s life to meet success and challenges
faced specific to their disability.
c. What specific strategies can you apply to your future profession and life after watching this film?
6. GRAMMAR, STYLE, PROFESSIONALLY WRITTEN -10 Points
a. Statements address all components required; includes elaboration and examples.
b. Convincing and uses professional language, no abbreviations or slang.
c. Statements have no major grammatical mistakes, expresses thoughts in an engaging manner.
d. Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced, not to exceed 3 pages.
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